|Born||September 25, 1984|
Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.
|Education||New York University (BFA)|
Zach Woods (born September 25, 1984) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his roles as a series regular for three seasons as Gabe Lewis on the NBC sitcom The Office, as Jared Dunn on the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley, as Zach Harper on the USA Network sitcom Playing House, and as Matt Spencer on the HBO comedy show Avenue 5. He also recurred on the HBO series Veep as Ed Webster, and starred as Silicon Valley billionaire Edgar D. Minnows in the Apple TV+ murder mystery series The Afterparty.
Woods was born in Trenton, New Jersey. He is Jewish. His father is a psychiatrist who specializes in clinical therapy, and his mother is a nurse practitioner. Woods is a middle child; he has an older brother and younger sister. In 1997 and 1998, he attended summer camp at Interlochen Center for the Arts. He grew up in Yardley, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Pennsbury High School in 2003. He is a graduate of New York University.
Woods started performing improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre at age 16 and was a part of the improvisational sketch troupe "The Stepfathers", whose members included Bobby Moynihan and Chris Gethard. He has taught improv at Columbia University, Duke University and Lincoln Center. He has appeared in such films as In the Loop and The Other Guys, and appeared in the CollegeHumor skits "Adam and Eve in the Friend Zone" and "The Infinisphere".
Beginning in January 2020, he had a role as Matt Spencer, Head of Customer Relations for Avenue 5, a science-fiction comedy TV series created by Armando Iannucci that premiered on HBO in the United States.
|2009||In the Loop||Chad|
|2009||The Honkys||O.G||Short film|
|2010||The Other Guys||Douglas|
|2011||Andy and Zach||Zach||Short film|
|2011||Damsels in Distress||Rick DeWolfe|
|2012||Rich Girl Problems||Duncan||Short film|
|2015||Spy||Man in Purple Tie|
|2017||The Lego Ninjago Movie||Zane||Voice|
|2017||Zane's Stand Up Promo||Voice|
|2017||The Post||Anthony Essaye|
|2019||The Angry Birds Movie 2||Carl||Voice|
Director, writer and producer
Director, writer and producer
|2022||Spin Me Round||Dana|
|2005||My Wife, the Ghost||Geets Wilson||1 episode|
|2006||Sexual Intercourse: American Style||Ted||1 episode|
|2011||Funny or Die Presents||Stuart||1 episode|
|2010–13||The Office||Gabe Lewis||Main role, 51 episodes|
Nominated – SAG Award for Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2011–12)
|2011||Bored to Death||Super Ray fan||1 episode|
|2012–15||The League||Lane||3 episodes|
|2013–14||Veep||Ed Webster||3 episodes|
|2013–16||The Good Wife||Jeff Dellinger||4 episodes|
|2013||Comedy Bang! Bang!||The Remarkable Greg||1 episode|
|2014||Kroll Show||Cal Culvers||1 episode|
|2014–19||Silicon Valley||Donald "Jared" Dunn||Main role, 53 episodes|
|2014–17||Playing House||Zach Harper||Main role, 8 episodes|
|2015||Drunk History||Lee Duncan||1 episode|
|2016||Animals||Brian (voice)||1 episode|
|2016||Better Things||Zach||1 episode|
|2017–18||Big Mouth||Daniel / Sock (voice)||2 episodes|
|2020–22||Avenue 5||Matt Spencer||Main role, 10 episodes|
|2020||The Simpsons||Zane Furlong (voice)||Episode: "The Miseducation of Lisa Simpson"|
|2023||The Afterparty||Edgar D. Minnows||Main role|
|2011||The Podcast||Gabe Lewis||3 episodes|
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